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Vacant position at the General Consulate of Denmark in São Paulo

20.10.2017  13:46

The Consulate General of Denmark in São Paulo is looking for an Administrative and Consular Officer

Position:  Administrative and Consular Officer
Type of employment: Full time (40 hrs)
Starting date: Primo 2018
Location:  Rua Oscar Freire 379, cj 31, 02426-001 São Paulo, Brazil
Deadline for application: Monday 6th of November

The Consulate General of Denmark/Innovation Centre Denmark in São Paulo is seeking to recruit a positive, pro-active and efficient Administrative and Consular Officer.

About the Team and the Job

You will be part of a dynamic team of three employees, of which two works directly with consular issues and all three have responsibilities within the administrative area. We work closely together and share ideas, experiences and suggestions in an open and informal environment. We need a dynamic and efficient person who organizes her/his tasks and responsibilities well.

As an administrative and Consular Officer, you will have daily contact with the employees at the Consulate, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Danes in São Paulo. 

Main Tasks and Responsibilities as an Administrative and Consular Officer

- Payments and accounting tasks
- General administrative support 
- HR-issues
- Assistance with passport applications and other consular issues 
- Organize and fundraise the annual celebration of the Queen’s Birthday for the Danish colony which the Consulate hosts in cooperation with Danish companies

About You

- Relevant degree or work experience within secretarial or administration
- Fluency in English and Portuguese, spoken and written
- Knowledge of Danish and Denmark is an advantage
- Great IT user skills and good at learning new systems
- Good interpersonal skills, a self-driven and independent approach to the job and an eye and interest for details
- Excellent organizational skills
- Flexible and solution-oriented

We Offer

- An international and inter-cultural work environment with values such as openness, independence and flexibility
- Salary based on qualifications and experience
- Full time employment on a local contract according to Brazilian labour rules (CLT)
- Refund of health care expenses and VR
- Possibilities of training within administrative and consular affairs in Copenhagen, Denmark

Application and Recruitment Process

To apply for the position, please send your application (cover letter, CV, proof of relevant education and recommendations) in English to marked “Application: Administrative and Consular Officer”.

Selected candidates will be invited for interviews – expected to take place mid November 2017.

Final candidates will have to pass a security clearance by the Danish authorities.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs & the Trade Council of Denmark value diversity and equal opportunities for all and welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, sex, religion, age or disability.


For questions regarding the position, please contact HR coordinator Kristiane Pinto (

About us

For more information about the Danish Diplomatic Missions in Brazil, please see .

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